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Postprocess siemens NX

The Postprocess dialog provides options for determining how the output file is formatted. The system displays one of the following two dialogs. The NC Postprocessing dialog displays if the CLSF type is either Standard APT or ISO. The ACL/BCL Generation dialog displays if the CLSF type is BCL or ACL. …

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Create a User Defined Operation siemens NX

Create a shared library containing the code to create the tool path. In general, you can follow the procedure for creating Internal User Functions to create this shared library. Create a system environment variable that points to the shared library. For example, if the shared library udop.dll is in the …

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Machining Parameters options siemens NX

The Machining Parameters options allow you to define various parameters related to cutting the part. The options described below are dependent on the Cut Type (External Trim, Internal Trim, No Core, Open Profile) specified. The following parameters can be customized. No Core Stock This option allows you to define the …

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Wire EDM Geometry siemens NX

The Wire EDM Geometry options allow you to edit, select, reselect, and display the Wire EDM geometry that you use to define the operation. Option Description Edit Edit allows you to redefine various parameters related to the boundary. Select/Reselect Select/Reselect displays the Wire EDM Geometry menu, allowing you to specify …

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External Trim siemens NX

External Trim allows you to make an external profile cut or series of cuts around the outside of the boundary. The External Trim consists of the trim operation and the cutoff operation. Trim is the main tool path that cuts the material to be removed. This leaves a tab that …

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Wire EDM siemens NX

The Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machine) manufacturing process consists of passing a straight metal wire through or about a metal work piece. The work piece sits in a bath of oil (or some other liquid), and an electric charge is applied to the metal work piece. In addition, another electric …

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Improve postprocessing performance of Fanuc style posts siemens NX

This example shows how to improve postprocessing performance of Fanuc style posts for four-axis and five-axis machines. Open a 4-axis or 5-axis post. On the Program & Tool Path tab, click the Custom Command tab. Click Import. Select the POSTBUILD/pblib/custom_command/pb_cmd_activate_turbo_mode.tcl file and click Open. In the Import Custom commands from …

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Install your own language translation file siemens NX

You can translate Post Builder into a language that is not installed with the software if you have a language translation file. To install a new language: In the POSTBUILD/msgs folder, copy one of the installed language files and rename it. This example uses pb_msg_english.tcl. Note Edit and save the …

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Customizing Post Builder siemens NX

Post Builder allows you to customize the appearance of the dialogs. Work with the following two files to make your customization changes. ui_pb_resource.tcl You can modify this file to change the default font sets, labels, messages and text strings that appear throughout Post Builder. Only the system administrator should change …

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